As counsel for the U.S. Government, foreign governments as well as U.S. and foreign corporations, Haynes and Boone lawyers are involved in some of the world’s most significant and challenging international commercial, technology and investment arbitrations. Haynes and Boone represents manufacturing, transportation, technology, financial, franchise and oil and gas companies from all over the globe in U.S., state and foreign court proceedings.
Our International Arbitration Practice members have helped clients settle disputes involving hundreds of millions and even billions of dollars. Over the years, we’ve represented U.S. government agencies as well as private corporations as they faced foreign governments and legal systems. We’ve also represented foreign governments in their own overseas disputes.
Effectively Resolving International Trade Disputes
The attorneys who work in international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution at Haynes and Boone also put special focus on representing domestic and multinational companies in trade, customs and export disputes. The firm has experience representing both petitioners and respondents in trade controversies, appearing on clients’ behalf before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
Our lawyers are fully experienced in a variety of international dispute resolution forums including before the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as multinational dispute panels and North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Chapter 11, 19, and 20 panels.
A Global Dispute Resolution Force
Our attorneys have successfully represented clients in a myriad of international arbitration procedures and proceedings, in part from having held senior positions in the U.S. and Mexican governments. The practice is strengthened, moreover, by many of its members who are past and present arbitrators, former government officials, academics and leaders in their respective bar associations and other professional associations, particularly those supporting the prominent international arbitral institutions. Attorneys in the practice group are fluent in a number of languages, enabling them to provide effective litigation and arbitration representation to clients from many countries.
We also have extensive experience in the various international arbitration institutions as well as in ad hoc arbitrations. Among others, our lawyers have successfully appeared before the International Chamber of Commerce Court of Arbitration (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) , the World Bank-affiliated International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the Comisión para la Protección del Comercio Exterior de Mexico, the Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NIA), the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) and the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal.